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Scholastic Book Fair sign

The School Book Fair, Your Opportunity for a Random Act of Kindness

October 17th, 2011

  193,000 children, aged 5 to 17, were living in poverty in New Jersey in 2009. (National Center for Education Statistics.)   “Limited access to books is a problem for all young children, but for those in low-income areas, it may be tantamount to reading failure.” (Susan Neuman, Access for All: Closing the Book Gap…

Talking to Young Children about Heaven

October 27th, 2010

It’s been a long day. For about 10 hours I cared for 5 boys, 6 and under, 2 not my own. From there, I went to tutor for two hours. I came home prepared to make treat bags for a Halloween party tomorrow and then get to blogging (lots of topics on the brain.) I…